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Accessories April, 11 2014

Headwear Makes a Comeback | 5 Designer Hats Out Now

Ever since Pharrell stepped out in that hat at this years Grammys, the world stood up and paid attention. Admittedly the response was a bit cool at first, but after drilling it into our brains – event after event, colorway after colorway, we’ve taken note, with Vivienne Westwood’s now infamous ‘Mountain’ hat currently being the epicenter of popular culture. While some might not be convinced with the ‘Mountain’ hat’s dented shape, or magical floating appearance, the truth is brimmed hats are here to stay. Whether you go for a similar felt number, or a more lightweight straw option, now is the right time to don some sleek headwear. Although heed a word of warning – leave bright colors to the professionals AKA Pharrell, just stick to classic black and you can’t go wrong.

 Reinhard Plank ‘Spaventa Lapin’ Fedora Hat

Perhaps bearing the most resemblance to Pharrell’s now iconic headpiece, the ‘Spaventa Lapin’ hat by Reinhard Plank features a similarly rough look, complete with high top and slightly dented appearance. You can purchase it here.

Horisaki Burned Rabbit Furfelt Hat

This Horisaki hat takes the shape of the traditional bowler, but gives it an update with a burned rabbit furfelt construction. The slightly elongated top is bang on trend, while the classic shape will last you through the seasons. Get it here.

LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD Uneven Hat

The ‘Uneven’ hat by LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD is directly influenced by Vivienne Westwood’s infamous headpiece, however the straw composition makes it a perfect alternative for the summer months. Available in both black and a natural straw colorway, you can purchase both options here.

AMI Wool Panama Hat

French brand AMI’s wool panama hat is a chic alternative to the more bulky and quirky styles out there. Completed with a black grosgrain ribbon trim, this version suits more to a dapper jacket as opposed to Pharrell’s ubiquitous adidas tracksuit. You can pick one up here.

Undercover Three Panel Brimmed Canvas Hat

Undercover offers perhaps the most wearable offering of the bunch with this black three panel brimmed canvas hat. Featuring tall semi-circular side panels and a single gusset center panel, this version can take you from day to night and Winter to Summer without fail. Get it here now.

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